By Associated Press - Wednesday, December 9, 2015

NYON, Switzerland (AP) - Spain and England lead the way with three teams each in the Champions League round of 16 draw next Monday.

Chelsea and Arsenal advanced with wins on Wednesday to help the Premier League keep pace despite Manchester United’s exit on Tuesday.

Germany and Italy each has two teams after Roma edged Bayer Leverkusen for second place with just six points in their group behind defending champion Barcelona.

Six countries share the other places including newcomer Gent of Belgium, by far the lowest-ranked team left.

Zenit St. Petersburg and Dynamo Kiev will be kept apart by a UEFA rule blocking Russian and Ukrainian teams being drawn together.



Teams cannot be drawn against opponents from their home country or a group-stage opponent.roup winners are seeded and will be drawn against unseeded group runners-up.

Seeded teams: Real Madrid, Wolfsburg, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Zenit St. Petersburg

Unseeded teams: Paris Saint-Germain, PSV Eindhoven, Benfica, Juventus, Roma, Arsenal, Dynamo Kiev, Gent.

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